Guys! I should not be having an anxiety attack the first week of summer classes! I am so stressed out and overwhelmed! I am taking 4 classes for the first time ever, as a mother of 2 and it is intense. I’m only doing this because if I take 4 now and 4 in the… Continue reading School & Anxiety
"Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve… Continue reading Adverse Childhood Experiences
I'm here studying for my Social Work Practice II Final and I came across this important piece of information. I thought I would share the Bill of Rights that pertains to EVERY person: THE RIGHT TO MAKE AND REFUSE REQUESTS THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS YOUR OWN OPINIONS THE RIGHT NOT TO JUSTIFY THE RIGHT TO… Continue reading EVERY PERSON’S BILL OF RIGHTS
I have one more midterm left! What's more exciting is that later on, on Wednesday, once I'm done with my midterm, my son and I will be heading to Fl for a week! Yay! Get to see my hubby and start looking at apartments for when we officially move in June. Ok! Back to studying...bye! … Continue reading Up Studying
This quote resonates with me a lot. While in therapy the other day, my therapist told me anxiety tends to be drawn to more anxiety; I'm drawn to people who are also struggling emotionally, because we have things in common. She mentioned I'm also drawn to people like myself, because I've been assigned the role of… Continue reading Are You Drawn to the Darkness?
Hi guys, I know I haven't been posting much lately. I've been really overwhelmed with school. I'm finding that this semester in school, I'm starting to question myself and worry about whether I can pass these classes or not. I'm taking two mandatory Social Work classes and an online Latinos class. The amount of reading… Continue reading When You Feel Like Quitting…
Hey Dearies, So I'm sitting here at my desk, getting ready to tackle my take home exams, but I'm finding it difficult to do it! I'm so anxious at the thought of this being a major part of my grade and it's taking me forever to write up my essays! Ugh...Exams have always caused me… Continue reading Exam Anxiety
Dearies! I did it! I've been accepted into the social work program at my college! I am soooo happy and excited! I was in tears earlier when I found out! God is good. Never give up on your dreams. I put my heart into my social work application and it paid off. 😆😆😆 I can't… Continue reading I’ve been accepted!!!
Hey guys! So I applied to school and was accepted about 6 months ago. I went and declared my major of Social Work, went to the transfer student orientation, saw my adviser and was well on my way. When I went to register for classes however, all of the classes I wanted or needed… Continue reading Investing in Myself